Vintage Aston Martins

The Virage

By the end of the 1980s, the Aston Martin range consisted of the now very dated V8 cars. A new model was desperately needed, but there wasn’t the money to

The DBS

The new DBS looked bang up to date compared to the now dated-looking DB6. It was larger and more aggressive than the DB6 – the Aston Martin grille had been

The DB5

The DB5 was an evolution of the last of the DB4s that preceded it and went on to become perhaps the most famous Aston Martin of all time, after it

The DB4

Work began on the DB4 at about the same time as the DB Mark III (commonly mistaken as the DB3, which was a race car) was being developed. The DB4

The DB2

The first Aston Martin officially to carry a ‘DB’ badge was the DB2, first unveiled in 1950 described as ‘the most beautiful car in the world’ by Motor magazine. The

2-Litre Sports – The DB1

The first Aston Martin produced under the directorship of David Brown was the 2-Litre Sports of 1948. Because of this, and the fact it was followed by the DB2, this

The Atom

The Atom was originally planned as a production car using some revolutionary ideas; however, it ended as a one-off prototype. The car was built around a cage of square tubes,

The Le Mans

Aston Martin was struggling to make money around 1930, partly because its cars were expensive to produce. The New International of 1931 addressed the cost issue, but wasn’t a sales

The International

Around the 1930’, Aston Martin came up with the International, so named because it was designed to comply with the regulations of the international motorsport governing body at the time.